Virtual Graduation Ceremonies
We feel like we've developed a Virtual Graduation service that is as close to an actual Graduation Ceremony as we can get during these unprecedented times and have a plan to implement the service in a way that is completely compliant to safe-distancing recommendations. Here's how it works:
It starts with a 2-day shoot
You'll coordinate times over the course of 2 days for seniors to show up to the school or any other outdoor location, 20-30 at a time. The football field might be a great place for this but we are definitely open to your suggestions. If your school has access to a platform or stage, that would be ideal. We create a line allowing for social distancing and record each senior walking across the stage, one at a time, to receive their diploma from the school principal (or person of your choosing). We record this using two cameras and professional audio devices to make it look polished and professional. When students exit the stage they go to a different area that we'll have set up for them to take a graduation portrait, move their tassel and throw their cap in the air. The seniors will be encouraged to cheer when they throw their cap in the air. We have an optional package that would also include a professional recording of up to 3 speeches and 2 performances as well as any other formality that normally takes place at your school's graduation ceremony. All options will include a brief introduction to the diploma ceremony of up to 2 minutes, recorded on stage from the presenter of your choosing.
The edited video
For schools that choose the full ceremony with speeches and performances the video will begin with the speeches and any other formalities you would normally have at your graduation ceremony. All videos will include the brief 2-minute introduction before the diploma ceremony. We'll use the two camera angles to create an edited video that will make it look like each senior walked across the stage right after person before them, with no breaks in the action. We'll also edit in licensed instrumental soft music to accompany the presentation. The video will conclude with groups of 30-50 seniors in a grid moving their tassel and throwing their caps in the air simultaneously, followed by as many groups as necessary so that all of the seniors have been featured doing so. The cheers will also be heard in unison during this portion of the video, which will make it a very exciting finale.
Don't forget about the portraits
Senior cap and gown portraits will be taken by a professional photographer before each senior moves their tassel and throws their cap. We will also pull the best screenshot from the video of each senior receiving their diploma on stage. Parents and relatives will have the option of purchasing digital copies of both pictures and adding an 8x10 print of the cap and gown portrait from us. Digital images of both pictures can be purchased for $12.50 per senior and they can include the 8x10 of the cap and gown photo print for $25 per senior.
Let's plan your Virtual Graduation!
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Phone: (386) 569-4087
Relevant samples of our work
While most of the video examples that you'll see on this website are wedding related, we specialize in capturing and creating videos for any type of event, from meetings and training presentations for global corporations to dance recitals and choir concerts in auditoriums all throughout Florida school systems. Our corporate work can be found by CLICKING HERE. We'll include a few links to some of the performances we've captured at local schools below as well: